Numbers in Lule Sami

Learn numbers in Lule Sami

Knowing numbers in Lule Sami is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Lule Sami. Learning to count in Lule Sami may appeal to you just as a simple curiosity or be something you really need. Perhaps you have planned a trip to a country where Lule Sami is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Lule Sami.

It's also useful for guiding you through street numbers. You'll be able to better understand the directions to places and everything expressed in numbers, such as the times when public transportation leaves. Can you think of more reasons to learn numbers in Lule Sami?

Lule Sámi (julevsámegiella) belongs to the Uralic family, in the Finno-Ugric group. It is spoken by the Lule Sami of Sweden and Norway along the Lule River and in the Norwegian county of Nordland, by about 2,000 speakers.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 100 in Lule Sami. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Lule Sami

Here is a list of numbers in Lule Sami. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Lule Sami from 1 to 20. We have also included the tens up to the number 100, so that you know how to count up to 100 in Lule Sami. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Lule Sami.

  • 1) akta
  • 2) guokta
  • 3) gålmmå
  • 4) niellja
  • 5) vihtta
  • 6) guhtta
  • 7) gietjav
  • 8) gáktsa
  • 9) aktse
  • 10) lågev
  • 11) lågenanakta
  • 12) lågenanguokta
  • 13) lågenangålmmå
  • 14) lågenanniellja
  • 15) lågenanvihtta
  • 16) lågenanguhtta
  • 17) lågenangietjav
  • 18) lågenangáktsa
  • 19) lågenanaktse
  • 20) guoktalåhke
  • 30) gålmmålåhke
  • 40) njielljalåhke
  • 50) vihttalåhke
  • 60) guhttalåhke
  • 70) gietjavlåhke
  • 80) gáktsalåhke
  • 90) aktselåhke
  • 100) tjuohte

Numbers in Lule Sami: Lule Sami numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Lule Sami is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Lule Sami you will have to learn a series of rules that we will explain below. If you apply these rules you will soon find that you will be able to count in Lule Sami with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Lule Sami is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Lule Sami. Also, learning how to number in Lule Sami yourself from these simple rules is very beneficial for your brain, as it forces it to work and stay in shape. Working with numbers and a foreign language like Lule Sami at the same time is one of the best ways to train our little gray cells, so let's see what rules you need to apply to number in Lule Sami

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific words: akta [1], guokta [2], gålmmå [3], niellja [4], vihtta [5], guhtta [6], gietjav [7], gáktsa [8], and aktse [9].
  • Tens are formed starting with the multiplier digit, directly followed by a form of the word for ten (låhke), with no space, except for ten itself: lågev [10], guoktalåhke [20], gålmmålåhke [30], njielljalåhke [40], vihttalåhke [50], guhttalåhke [60], gietjavlåhke [70], gáktsalåhke [80], and aktselåhke [90].
  • Numbers from eleven to nineteen are formed starting with a form of the word for ten (lågenan), directly followed by the unit with no space: lågenanakta [11], lågenanguokta [12], lågenangålmmå [13], lågenanniellja [14], lågenanvihtta [15], lågenanguhtta [16], lågenangietjav [17], lågenangáktsa [18], and lågenanaktse [19].
  • Compound numbers above twenty are formed starting with the ten without its final -e, nor the h of låhke, directly followed by the unit with no space (e.g.: guoktalåkguokta [22], gietjavlåkgáktsa [78]).
  • The word for hundred is tjuohte [100].
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